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CBS
May 13, 2012 7:30am PDT
. happy mother's day. >> a lot of hot topics out there, we go with our political insiders willie brown and gavin newsom with the evolution of the president's pronouncement this week on gay marriage. we will sit down with an expert and talk about will the primary shake up the numbers >> the latest on the biggest bike race in the u.s., starting this morning in santa rosa. a lot of trouble in sacramento. >> gov. jerry brown says the state's budget deficit is even worse than expected, nearly twice the previous estimate of $9 billion. >> now we expect even more cuts when the governor releases details on his revised proposal tomorrow. >> even as the governor was getting his tax hike to officials, he was warning that the new taxes would not be enough. >> tax receipts are coming in lower than expected and the federal government and the courts have blocked us from making billions of dollars in necessary budget reductions. the result is that we are now facing a $16 billion hole, not $9 billion we fought in january >> the state has spent $2.1 billion more than expected to spend. the governor blam
SFGTV
May 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
: thank you, and they are brown, and thank you, everybody, for coming. -- thank you, mayor brown, and thank you, everybody, for coming. the years that followed the san francisco earthquake were filled with grandiose plans to rebuild our city. perhaps the best realize is the san francisco memorial -- war memorial and performing arts center. the ground was broken to build the war memorial in honor of san franciscans who had served during world war i. in addition to honoring those veterans, the memorial gave a permanent residence to the opera, the symphony, and eventually, the ballet. the war memorial and performing arts center has great historic significance, including housing, the signing ceremony of our united nations charter in 1945. today, we are making history erosity and support of mr. and mrs. stephen bechtel. with a grant of $1.5 million -- [applause] from there foundation and in honoring charlotte and george shultz, we are that much closer to fulfilling the original vision of the war memorial complex, which was to include a moral right in his courtyard. as a small token of
CSPAN
May 12, 2012 10:30pm EDT
trips to chatham. often they will talk about whether they should have followed john brown. well, delany, or harriet tubman, or mary ann shadd-cary who had never done anything operationally that we know of. for them to say you should follow john brown is to say they should follow a captain. why did i say that? if you read frederick douglas, martin delany, mary ann shadd-cary. they refer to john brown as a captain. what does that mean? john brown wrote his own constitution. he viewed himself in that way as a general. captains don't lead generals. captains are tactical, not strategic. this organization already had a plan, it was to end slavery in league with the constitution, not write a new constitution. however they found -- they found tactical value in what john brown did. and anyone subordinate to the captain, they would encourage them to follow john brown. you have to be subordinate to the caption. it's a tactical operation. you don't send strategically important folk on a tactical operation that may be a suicide mission. they do view john brown as a martyr. in many ways it was a suic
ABC
May 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
billion deficit at the beginning of the year has now nearly doubled. governor brown is telling voters to raise taxes or there will be severe cuts. >> next weekend seniors at san set to gradgrad wait but students with more time to go are bracing for here cuts in higher tuition. students are thinking about finding another parttime job. >> i might need to get one more parttime job even the i'm already working 15 hours now. >> this latest jolt came from governor brown who announced the $9 billion budget deficit preticketed in january has now ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. the governor used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for his november tax initiative. >> the plan, asks high income earners to pay up to 3% more in their income seven for seven years. it will increase sales taxes by one-fourth of one percent for four years. >> without the tax hike the governor is warning of deep cuts to public safety and social service programs as well as to california colleges and schools. the san f
SFGTV
May 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT
on east coast, judge browning made me a job offer. for those of you did not know him, he was a legal giant. if you visit the ninth circuit court house building, you will find his name on the james browning courthouse building. judge browning was appointed in 1961 to the ninth circuit by president john f. kennedy. he held the bible at kennedy's inauguration. he became the appeals court law asserting judge before taking senior status in 2000. during his tenure as chief judge, the ninth circuit was transformed from a republican majority to a democratic majority. judge browning is well known for countless opinions over the decades. i want to say, for those of us about the opportunity to clerk for him, he taught us analytical judgment, taught us how to be progressive and independent comment and taught us how important it is to stand for civility, humility, and decency. that is far easier said than done. on behalf of all of us to have the honor for working for judge browning, i want to thank him for that. i have two separate pieces of legislation. one is around the chinese hospital. the chinese
CSPAN
May 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? yes? >> you mentioned that john brown you called him captain. i know that several people -- i thought also mary ann chad carrie had supported him, but mary ellen pleasant, or otherwise known as mammy pleasant also provided him some funds. what other -- what role -- other roles did you see for her in this? >> well, first, it's logistical support. and so they provide them logistical support. they're looking to the grander plan. which they ultimately accomplished in league with the constitution. but as far as the officers and those in higher reasons delaney makes it very clear they're not going to support in the meeting with john brown. that's when john brown calls delaney a coward and delaney says, captain brown does not know the man of whom he speaks. there's no one in whose veins it flows less freely than me and it must not be said by anyone even john brown. with them, they provided logistical support for john brown and john brown had taken that on himself. so you would bring shields green, osborne perry anderson and others. you'd bring them in, they would work with him. but the organ
CSPAN
May 13, 2012 8:30am EDT
with you. >> okay. what was going on with the country. several things. first the brown decision had been decided. it has been unevenly enforced. the little rock crisis. really nobody knew whether or when or how school desegregation would happen in the south. the justice department was trying to force existing civil rights laws, but there were holes in the existing civil rights laws. it was mentioned earlier that under eisenhower's watch, the civil rights act was enacted. it gave the justice department additional powers to enforce civil rights. still very, very significant con strands on what the justice department can do. the naacp is caught up with the brown v. board of education. then there is martin luther king. he was catapulted in 1965. king is also looking in 1960 and '61 for ways to push the movement forward. desegregation of the military, brown v. board of education, president kennedy and robert kennedy were racial liberals. they were comfortable with social equality. they were comfortable around african-americans. which distinguished them from most of the predecessors in the off
ABC
May 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
. governor jerry brown announced yesterday the shortfall and nearly twice what was expected and he's warning bigger cuts and higher taxes could be on the way. abc7 news reporter john alston shows us the potential impact. >> reporter: next weekend seniors at san francisco state are set to graduate, but students who still have more time to go are bracing for more cuts and higher tuition. students like kenny lee, who is thinking about finding another part-time job. >> i want to get one more part-time job even though i am already working around 15 hours a week now. probably i will ned to get one more just to support myself and to pay my tuition. >> this latest jolt came from governor brown who released this video, announcing that $9 billion budget deficit predicted in january has now ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. the governor used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for his november tax initiative. >>> the plan as high income earners to pay up to 3% more in their income taxes for seven years
SFGTV2
May 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of these asian pacific heritage month associations, mayor willie brown. >> this evening, we are celebrating our communities from all over the world. i am so lucky to be the mayor of an international city. we talked a lot about diversity, but we also celebrates in so many ways. it is marvelous to hear the names of all these council generals from all around the world. we also have some invaluable participants that represent the city relations. from osaka, singapore, shanghai, taipei, and seoul, korea. they're working with our offices and communities to promote education, trade, allow ourselves to educate ourselves continuously about the need to have a more advanced, smarter immigration policy for our country. and also one that we enjoy celebrating because we get a lot of talent from the other countries, which is why we want to be a gateway to the world. that is why we enjoy the celebration so much. with that, i like to invite former mayor willie brown and also the supervisors, please join us on the stage and be part of the witness and of the signing of the proclamation for this year imposed a cel
ABC
May 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
billion budget deficit. governor jerry brown announced yesterday the shortfall and nearly twice what was expected and he's warning bigger cuts and higher taxes could be on the way. abc7 news reporter john alston shows us the potential impact. >> reporter: next weekend seniors at san francisco state are set to graduate, but students who still have more time to go are bracing for more cuts and higher tuition. students like kenny lee, who is thinking about finding another part-time job. >> i want to get one more part-time job even though i am already working around 15 hours a week now. probably i will need to get one more just to support myself and to pay my tuition. >> this latest jolt came from governor brown who released this video, announcing that $9 billion budget deficit predicted in january has now ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. the governor used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for his november tax initiative. >>> the plan as high income earners to pay up to 3% more in the
CSPAN
May 13, 2012 7:30pm EDT
? several things. first the brown decision had been decided. it has been unevenly enforced. there had been the little rock crisis, but really nobody knew whether and when or how school desegregation would really happen in the south. the justice department was trying to force existing civil rights laws, but there were holes in the existing civil rights laws. it was mentioned earlier that under president eisenhower's watch the 1967 civil rights act was enacted, the 1967 act gave the justice department additional powers to enforce civil rights, but really still very, very significant constraints on what the justice department can do. the naacp is caught up with the struggle of trying to implement brown versus board of education, and then there is martin luther king who was catapulted to prominence with the montgomery bus boycott in 1965 and '66, but king is also looking in 1960, '61 for ways to push the movement forward. so what the context was that a lot had been done. desegregation of the military, brown versus the board of education. president kennedy and robert kennedy were both air ball
ABC
May 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
. governor jerry brown announced yesterday to shortfall is nearly twice what was expected. she warning that bigger cuts and higher taxes could be on the way. news reporter john alston showing us the potential impact. >> next weekend seniors at san francisco state are set to graduate but students who have more time are bracing for higher tuition students like kenny who is thinking about another part time job. >> i may be getting one more part-time job, but i'm working about 15 hours now. so i would get one to pay. >> they announced the $9 billion budget deficit predicted in january has ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. he used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for november tax initiative. >> it has high income earners to pay 3% more in income taxes for seven years. it will increase sales taxes by one-fourth of 1% for four years. >> without it he is warning to deep cuts to safety and social service programs as well as california colleges and schools. the san francisco union district sa
FOX
May 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
>>> governor brown is making a new push to raise taxes after new projections show the state budget is in even more dire straits than expected. >> california is looking at a lot more red ink in the state budget with new estimates putting the deficit beyond $15 billion. we will learn more details as the revised budget on monday comes out. but we already know at least one way the governor plans to deal with the deficit. >> reporter: you know, you see this kind of thing in a lot of communities. parents say they already pitch in a lot of their own money to education. and tonight, the governor warned of more cuts to education, and public safety, if voters don't approve those tax hikes in november. >> i'm governor jerry brown -- >> reporter: about a minute into this video, he announced the bad news. >> we're facing a $16 billion hole, not the $9 billion we thought in january. >> i'm not surprised. it's bad. it's our future that they're compromising. >> reporter: tracy joyce has two daughters in school in contra costa and isn't happy to hear education is back on the chopping block. >> i'm
SFGTV2
May 13, 2012 7:30am PDT
so it would never happen again. thanks to the good stewardship of mayer brown and others and the good stewardship of ed lee, it never is going to happen again. then, in around 1983, into my office what gordon swanson, then the head of the chamber of commerce, and rick, who suggested doing and historic trolley festival, and that historic trolleys festival was set to just operate during the tourist season from fisherman's wharf down to castro just for four months. the next year, 1984, was the democratic convention, it was easy for me to convince him to continue that that year. then, it was expanded to a five- year plan, and it existed for five years. well, it has been a few decades since then, and the historic trolley festival is still going on. [applause] now, i understand the route is going to be extended. one of the great things about this city is you have people who really do care, not a year in and year out, but decade after decade after decade. rick is one of those people, so you would do me a great honor if you would give him a big round of applause. [applause] i will tell you a
ABC
May 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
brown revealed today the state budget deficit has grown to $16 billion. the governor made that announcement in a video address posted on youtube in january the deficit was just over $9 billion. governor brown says it's nearly doubled since then because the economy isn't ramping up as fast as the administration had hoped. >> this means we have to go much further and make cuts far greater than i asked for the beginning of the year. but we can't fill a hole of this magnitude with cuts alone, without doing severe damage to our schools. >> ama: the governor will lay out a revised spending plan that relies on voters approving higher tacks on the wealthy in november. state republicans responded by saying the deficit news underscores the need to reign in spending -- rein in spending. >> alan: 100 supporters of a skyline high school student who was shot and killed bay police officer protested his death with a march for justice today. they made their way from birch street in oakland, where the shooting took place to the east mont mall police station. they say an officer killed the m
KBCW
May 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
brown delivered the bad news the state's budget deficit as well to $16 billion. that is twice the previous estimate of 9 billion in january. don knapp with more. >>> even as the governor gets his tax hike in petitions to state government election officials the tax hike would not be enough and he went public with bad news >>> receipts are coming in lower than expected the federal government and courts have blocked as for making billions the necessary budget reductions, the result we face a $16 billion hole not the 9 billion we thought in january >>> state revenues three and half billion dollar is less than anticipated. the state spent more money than expected. brown blames the federal government blocking cuts. the situation forces and to go to the voters >>> i'm bypassing the gridlock and asking you the people of california to approve a plan that avoids cuts to schools and public safety. >>> wars of more budget problems comes as the governor pushes for the ballot measure that would increase income tax to those with salaries of $350,000 to more along with the sales tax hike >>>
NBC
May 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
>>> right now at 5:00, governor jerry brown makes a surprising announcement about the state budget crisis. we'll let you know what it is. missing teenagers here this weekend say thers a renewed energy in the case. we'll explain why. >>> another summer like day in the bay area. the changes approaching starting tomorrow for mother's day. what to expect. the news at 5:00 starts right now. >>> announcer: nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. california's budget crisis is much worse than previously thought. at least that's what governor brown said today. the short fall is nearly double what it was predicted to be a couple months ago. monty is live in san francisco with more on that and what it means to schools and other government agencies. monty? >> reporter: good evening. the governor releases the revised proposal on monday. it will mean cuts to health and welfare. the short fall has grown to $16 billion. back in january, the budget short fall was $9 billion. as for why it's grown so much, he said tax collections have not come in as expected and the economy
NBC
May 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
>>> good evening. california's budget deficit is getting bigger by the day and governor brown announce that had january's projected shortfall of $9 billion is now nearly double that. the governor is due to release his revised budget on monday and that budget is expected to include devastating cuts to health and welfare program as well as education. in a youtube video released today, he explained why the outlook is so bleak. >> tax receipts are coming in lower than expected. and the federal government and the courts have blocked us from making billions and necessary budget reductions. the result is that we're now facing a $16 billion hole. not the $9 billion we thought in january. >> the governor also pushed for support for his november ballot initiative to reduce the pain of the cuts. it would raise an estimated $7 billion by increasing the income tax on people who make more than $250,000 a year. the plan also temporarily raises sales tax by a quarter cent. >>> the state budget isn't the only thing weighing on the minds of more than $700,000 californians tonight. they either p
PBS
May 13, 2012 12:30pm PDT
races. >> elizabeth warren and scott brown. >> elizabeth warren has shown incredible ability to raise money. >> scott brown tried to make an issue of for climbed to be -- >> 1/32 cherokee blood. >> she has been able to demonstrate that she has not use that as suggested to get jobs and her past. she is never declared herself to be an indian and ordered to be get a job. >> the top chief of the cherokee nation is 1/32 charity, and as is elizabeth will -- 1/32 cherokee, as is allowed of warren. >> that is not going to swing massachusetts, the cherokee nation. she better be talking about the differences between the two -- >> she has got to rocky marciano was. >> this will be a very close election day. >> the arts are a republican house and democratic senate -- oddsre 4repuican house and democratic senate, just as tax mageddon arrives. >> what are the odds of a republican house? any chance the democrats will make inroads? >> they will take it over. republicans voted for a budget taking with cuts in defense and would instead but all gove -- all the burden on the most poor and vulnerable in s
SFGTV2
May 12, 2012 8:30pm PDT
like to know when the willie brown model will be installed on polk street, north of broadway? >> the question, could you repeat the question? >> i would like to know when the willie brown model of newspaper racks are going to be installed on polk street, north of california? >> what is it? >> fancy new newspaper racks, the green ones. >> i think mayor lee and i share the desire of many neighborhoods to get more of these racks. i would like to turn it over to mohammed nuru from dpw over whether you know the timing for this section of polk street? >> thank you, good evening. as you know, we just finished installing all the racks in the downtown area. that was an agreement. gradually, we are working out agreements with the various neighborhoods. i cannot give a definite time, but i would say in the next three months or so we should have those up. [applause] >> is john here? i will give you the question. why are you putting through only 10 lateral police officers and 50 entry-level officers this fiscal year? 50 lateral officers better on the list would be more cost- effective. th
SFGTV2
May 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
to thank former mayor brown for being here as well. [applause] archie protocol officer -- our chief protocol officer, thank you for being here as well. [applause] someone i learned a lot from being city administrator, our previous city administrator. thank you for being here. i am so thrilled to share the stage with so many of our elected officials, our mta board, our supervisors, but certainly, foremost in my mind has been our wonderful senator dianne feinstein, who really have the compassion for this system. before i introduce her, i just wanted to just let you know again how valuable this system is to us and what it means to us today, but in recognition of that, before we do that, it still is -- i mean, we've got 63 bus routes that are managed by our mta. seven light rail lines. the historic f line streetcars, of course. 700,000 daily borders of our mta -- daily boarders of our mta. of course, senator, as you so well articulated just moments ago, no mayor can ever escape a comment on a daily basis about somebody's quality of ride in the city. because it is so much part of our dai
SFGTV2
May 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT
you enjoy the first two as much as i did. i think we found out how much of a character governor brown can be we are going to talk about silicon valley and the bay area innovation to the economy today. as you look at the panel, talking about the silicon valley, we have the mayor of san francisco. it will come into perspective, that when you have a giant like ibm anchor here in the valley, you are seeing in between companies like google and apple and facebook with incredible growth. in san francisco, mayor lee has welcomed to the fold in twitter, zynga, companies that are into cloud computing, hiring lots of people that not only want to live and work in the valley but recognize san francisco as being part of the valley. we are, indeed, fortunate, from san jose to san francisco, to be part of the innovation economy. we are finally seeing once again california's innovation is leading us out of the last three years of recession. i do not know about you but i am pretty tired of the recession. i made a statement several years ago that it was about time for an adjustment to the economy, thing
KBCW
May 13, 2012 8:30am PDT
to talk about with when it comes to the budget after this big announcement from the governor brown yesterday. say the budget deficit is worse than expected twice as a matter of fact the previous estimate of $9 billion back in january. >>> we now expect more cuts for the governor released the details of his revised budget proposal tomorrow. and how plans to close the gap. >>> even as the governor was getting his tax hike petitions to state election officials was warning is that taxes would not be enough the governor went public with the bad news. critter tax receipts are coming and lower-than-expected and the federal government and the courts have blocked us from making billions in necessary budget reductions. the result is that we are now facing a $16 billion whole not the 9 billion we thought in january. >>> state revenues are three and a half billion dollars less than anticipated and the state spent $2.1 million more than they expected the been the federal government and for blocking the cuts as they passed budget gridlock forces him to go to the voters. >>> the cat foe of th
CNN
May 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
in facebook. governor jerry brown is warning that big spending cuts may be on the way very soon. that's gauze the state's budget deficit has ballooned to $16 billion. that's nearly double the estimates from just a couple of months ago. but as i said, greek leaders are meeting right now to try and solve the gridlock over a coalition government, but really how is that affecting the u.s. economy? earlier i posed that question to cnn senior international correspondent matthew chance. >> we're talking about the possibility of greece crashing out of the euro zone, the single european currency, and that's unchartered territory. if that happens, it won't just -- it may not be greece that fails only. it may be the entire euro zone project, and that's important particularly for other parts of -- particularly for the united states. it was even the u.s., for instance, isn't that heavily invested in greek assets. it is heavily invested in other european assets and other european banks, and so if greece fails, the whole of europe could fail, and that will have says massive consequences around the world, in
KRON
May 13, 2012 8:00am PDT
am governor jerry brown. >>henry: that the governor say that the deficit went from 9 billion to $16 billion. this is the state assemblyman for sampras is the. after the interview he has pointed to some batting practice-laughter. >> the hope for taxes after april 15th was higher. >>henry: at did they not know how much? >> it was portrayed by the governor that it was not as much as they expected. he has a tax revenue issue on the ballot next november. i am very supportive of this. when we see the result of these cuts, that could be a good prompter for people. >>henry: and you think that tax measure has required a chance? your >> i don't know if people are focused yet. it has definitely have a shot. the drama and is when you see your school district having to cut back on and social worker is having been cutbacks. i think san francisco will be supportive. >>henry: what about the controversy on medical marijuana? your >> we would double message by the obama administration we thought that everything was fine, no more raids. all the sudden we got this massive attack. they're closing th
CBS
May 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> the debate over same-sex marriage, front and center this sunday. bill whitaker, terrell brown are both on the story. starting over, jobs are open but many workers don't have the right trainingment we'll show you a program trying to change that. and the graduate, tony guida with a story of a war zone refugee who went from janitor to ivy league grad testing for cbs news captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, i'm jeff glor, three executives at the nation's largest bank jpmorganchase reportedly are out. this after the bank revealed on thursday it lost at least $2 billion in risky trades. those stepping down will include the senior executive who oversaw the transaction and two upper traders. today c.e.o. jay me diamon called the trades a terrible, egregious mistake. he also acknowledges the securities and exchange commission is investigating whether rules were broken. >> we know we were sloppy. we know we were stupid. we know there was bad judgement. we don't know if any of that is true. regulators should look, that is their job so we are open to
NBC
May 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
forecast. the deficit is ballooning. governor jerry brown announced that january's projected shortfall of 9 billion dollars is now nearly double that. the governor is to release his revised buchlkt tomorrow and it's expected to include devastating cuts to health and welfare programs as well as to education. in a youtube video released this weekend governor brown explained why that outlook is so bleak. >> tax receipts are coming in lower than expected, and the federal government and the courts have blocked us from making billions in necessary budget reductions. the result is that we're now facing a $16 billion hole. non29 billion we thought in january. >> the governor's solution is for voters to pass his november tax ballot -- ballot tax initiatives. it would raise an estimated $7 billion by increasing the income tax on people who make more than $250,000 a year. the plan also temporarily raises sales tax by a quarter cent. >>> as 700,000 home care workers and patients worry about those looming budget cuts, they're also stressing this morning about a security breach that might have exposed pe
Univision
May 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
brown pide que tengan en cuenta las boletas electorales en donde se decide si aprueban o no los impuestos a las escuelas, el mandatario hace incapie que el deficit de california podría ascender si no se hace esto. >> y una revista con una portada pregunta es ustedes lo suficientemente madre, aboga por la lactancia prolongada y el hecho de que los padres y hijos duerman juntos. >> es uno de los temas más comentados, tan provocadora dcomo la foto de la portada la pregunta es fuerte. >> amamantar es fantástico. >> cuándo pueden caminar y hablar puden ir al refrigerador. >> hoy el doctor william sir es el guru de miles de madres. >> vemos de muchos problemas de desapejo, muchos más de los de dependencia. >> os excesos no son buenos y los padres deben dejar que el chico madure. >> yo no era suficientemente madre porque no praxcticaba el apego. >> la lactancia prolongada fortalece el vinculo ahorra dinero y más, debe ser la familia la que decida. >> aparecieron las encuestas sobre estas fotos una de canal nbc decía que preferirian no verla >> precisamente sobre este tema querem
MSNBC
May 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
republican paul brown proposed an amendment that would cut all funding from the part of the 1965 voting rights acts that requires states and counties to get federal approval before changing election laws. enter an icon of the civil rights lewis, john lewis who was brutally beaten as a freedom marcher back in the '60s. >> it is hard and difficult and almost unbelievable that any member, but especially a member from the state of georgia, would come and offer such amendment. there's a long history in our country, especially in the 11 states that are all confederacy, from virginia to texas, a discrimination based on race, on color. before the voting rights act of 1965, it was almost impossible for many people in the state of georgia, in alabama, in virginia, in texas, to register to vote, to participate in a democratic process. it's shameful! that you would come here tonight and say to the department of justice, you must not use one penny, one cent, one dime, one dollar to carry out the mandate of section 5 of the voting rights act. we should be opened up the political process and let in al
PBS
May 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT
are supporting brown's measure that would raise taxes to backfill the budget. >> this is part of the problem we're seeing around the state. nobody knows what's going to happen in november. especially with the governor's proposal. he's saying, hey, look, we're going to fund schools unless this doesn't pass. what you're seeing around california is districts saying, we can't live like that. a family can't live like that. we might get this money or not. >> the sad reality is that this $80 million cut over the next two years is the best case scenario. if these taxes don't pass, they are going to have to cut a week of school and more. >> yeah. >> belva: just want to get to an important report that came out. ed source. they had statistics on what the effect had been of all of these. were you surprised at the numbers? >> i was surprised at some of the numbers. what they talked about were the stressors that had been on schools. it's not just the education funds and the lack of teachers, but what they're saying is a huge increase in the number of children who are living in poverty. so as if 25% of childr
NBC
May 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> and live look at pimlico preparing for preakness next weekend. the browns are thin with a few areas of blue skies. currently, 68 and bwi marshall. 69 in vienna harbor. the wind out of the southwest that 8 miles per hour. they're coming in ahead of the storm system and are increasing our temperatures and sharing the storm coming in to from the west. drive from baltimore all the way down to ocean city but some rainshowers starting to push across the pennsylvania turnpike right now. some sprinkles moving in to board garrett county. this is all coming in from the west and this will be increasing west to east through the rest of sunday. temperature-why is come up for 60's currently. -- temperature-wise, up in the 60's currently. frederick and westminster. the western areas are going to stay cooler today with all the clouds. charles and thunderstorms increasing in the mountains through the day. the they have a bit of a wet, dreary day in a store. 82 with a slight chance of showers. eastern shore staying dry. the forecast for tonight -- cloudy skies to a shower is increasing dropping into the 50's
MSNBC
May 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
out of the hole. the state is facing a projected shortfall of $16 billion. governor jerry brown says a failure to pull the state out of its fiscal nosedive will hurt public safety and education. >> we will have to go further and make cuts far greater than i asked for at the beginning of the year. we can't fill a hole of this magnitude with cuts alone without doing severe damage to our schools. >> the governor says he'll explain his revised spending plan on monday, we will go live to california at the top of the hour. >>> but now it's time for strategy talk. where mitt romney's consistency is back in the spotlight today after he waded into the gay marriage debate. joining me is former vermont governor, dnc chairman how old dean and michele bachmann campaign adviser, wesley donohue. mitt romney said in simple terms that gay rights have a right to adopt children in my view, that is something which people have the right to do. one day later, he walked it back saying he simply acknowledges that it is legal in most states, so why would he stick to his guns on what he himself calls his view
FOX
May 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> jerry brown releases the revised budget. >> we are facing a $16 billion hole. not the 9 billion, we thought in january. this means we have to go much further and make cuts far greater than i asked for at the beginning of the year. >> the governor gave a glimpse of the projection through a you tube video. blames the ballooning deficit on slow recovery and judges and administrators for blocking health cuts for the poor. they include education and state compensation and welfare. we talked to a mother in in the county. >> i work hard. pay taxes. we are trying to get the kids in college and get a good education for that. california is supposed to be, people move here because it is great. we are definitely in a bad place. >> they must approve tax hikes temporarily raising the sales tax by a quarter of a % and increase income taxes on people earning at least $250,000 a year. we have posted his people on ktvu.com: the state will receive much needed revenues with facebook's public offering. it is expected to happen on friday. it will be between 28 and $35 a share. california predicts more t
ABC
May 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
-troping 16 billion -- almost double-january's projection thanks to a sluggish economy. governor brown says that makes it imperative voters pass his tax initiative. it calls for all california taxpayers to contribute more. >> the plan asks for high income earners to pay more for seven years and will increase sales taxes by a fourth of one% for four years. >> alan: but raising taxes is the tipping opinion for -- tipping point for republicans. we'll -- >> afree with any tax increases. we simply need to look at how we reform government programs. we need to live within our means. we can only spend what revenue comes in and we ought to be looking at regulatory reform. >> the senator ted gaines is asking people to fifth more during the worst recession since then 1930s is wrong. >> ama: thousands of up employed workers got more bad news. federal long-term benefits for chron which i unemployed workers have expired. a drop in the unemployment rate triggered the cut offoff extended benefits. benefits run out for californianss. >> the uss iowa that served from world war ii and vietnam has been moth ba
NBC
May 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. that's what governor jerry brown said. the budget short fall is projected to be nearly double what was predicted a couple months ago. mike francis is in san francisco with more on what it means to schools and other government agencies. hello, monty. >> reporter: good evening. back in january, california was grappling with a $9 billion short fall. now the governor says that number has grown to $16 billion. the governor released his revised budget proposal on monday. it's expected to include devastating cuts to health and wellness programs. if voters approve the tax initiative in november, the revised budget will contain deeper cuts the governor did not plan on making. in this video, he explains why the budget short fall has grown by so much. >> tax receipts are coming in lower than expects. the federal government and courts blocked us from making billions in budget reductions. the result is we are facing a $16 billion hole. not the $9 billion we thought in january. >> reporter: the november ballot initiative would raise $7 billion by increasing the income tax on people who make more
CBS
May 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
fires since january. that compares to 300 reported the same time last year. jerry brown reports that california's budget deficit swelled to $16 billion that is twice the previous estimate of $9 billion. the governor says the state cannot make up the shortfall without drastic cuts to schools and public safety. in a message today the governor outlined his initiative to raise taxes to cut the deficit. >>> i'm bypassing the gridlock and asking you, the people of california to approve a plan that avoids cuts to schools and public safety. the plan asks high income earners to pay more in their income taxes for seven years. it will increase sales taxes by one fourth of 1% for four years. >>> the governor says the plan will establish a constitutional guarantee for public safety funding at the local level. he is expected to lay out details on monday the plan depends on the voters approving the higher tax. you can watch the announcement at the governor made today it is on our web site cbs s f. com and estimates 93,000 californians woke up this morning without unemployment benefits. califor
CBS
May 12, 2012 6:30pm PDT
>>> good evening. governor jerry brown plays the details monday how he plans to increase taxes and cut the state budget deficit. today he warn californians it will not be pretty. the deficit bigger than anticipated. don knapp in oakland with details >>> bad budget news means more and deeper cuts says the governor, but he knows this could mean support for his ballot tax measure. even at the governor getting his petitions to state election officials on thursday he was warning his to taxes might not be enough to day he went public with bad news. >>> tax receipts are lower-than- expected and the federal government and courts have blocked us from making billions in necessary budget reductions. we are now facing a $16 billion hole not the 9 billion we thought in january. >>> state revenues are third half billion dollar is less than anticipated and the state spent $2 billion more than anticipated. this the honor blames the federal government for blocking necessary cuts. he is forced to go to the voters. >>> we cannot do cuts alone without doing severe damage to our schools that's why
CBS
May 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and ann notarangelo , governor jerry brown told californians the state budget deficit worse than expected. it is nearly twice the previous deficit of $9 billion in january. don knapp with more >>> the governor details his revised budget proposal monday he will include another pitch for the ballot measure to raise taxes. even as the governor gets his petitions to state election officials he is warning that is new taxes will not be enough today the governor went public with bad news. >>> tax receipts lower-than- expected the federal government and courts have blocked as the making billions in necessary budget reductions, the result where now facing a $16 billion hole not the 9 billion we thought in january. >>> state revenues are three and half billion dollar is less than anticipated and the states spent more than expected to spend the governor blames the federal government in blocking cuts and pass budget gridlock forces him to go to the voters >>> which cannot the whole of this magnitude with cuts along with the doing severe damage to our schools, that is why i bypass the gridlock and ask
SFGTV
May 12, 2012 8:30pm PDT
browning, i want to thank him for that. i have two separate pieces of legislation. one is around the chinese hospital. the chinese hospital is a community on a nonprofit organization that is provided quality health care to resident in chinatown, my district, since 1899. it is known for been the only independent community hospital and the city. it has had a tremendously long history of providing culturally competent and cost-effective services. a wide range of specialty programs. in order for the chinese hospital continued to meet our communities need an order for it to comply with our state seismic requirements for hospitals, the chinese hospital needs to be brought into the 21st century. the current plan is to build a new eight-story hospital to improve patient care. our planning department recently released a draft eir and i am introducing legislation to facilitate this important effort. i look forward to working with you to help make this happen. i am also introducing a substitute legislation for portions of planning code legislation that i introduced last year. the original o
SFGTV
May 12, 2012 9:00pm PDT
on behalf of thomas mazio, for jack cole, and the honorable judge james browning. that concludes our business for today. president chiu: ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned. commissioner moran: good afternoon. i would like to call the may 8 meeting of the public utilities commission to order. >> [roll call] we have a quorum. commissioner moran: 90. commissioners, the minutes have been distributed. additions or questions or corrections? -- thank you. if not, can i have a motion? >> so mode. >> second. commissioner moran: all those in favor? >> aye. commissioner moran: opposed? the minutes are approved. the next item is public comment, a chance for anyone who has, if they want to make before the commission, not on anything on calendar today. if it is on a calendar, this is not the kind of talk, but if you want to talk about something that is generally commissions business that is not on calendar, this would be the time. do we have any public comments? seeing none, communications. we have a lot of communications. this week. we have two cip reports. we have a climate action plan. we h
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